Qualcomm Adreno 508 vs Qualcomm Adreno 505

Qualcomm Adreno 508

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The Qualcomm Adreno 508 is a mobile graphics card for mid-range smartphones and tablets (mostly Android based). It is included in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoCs and based on the Adreno 500 architecture (like the Adreno 520 in the S820, which should be fully compatible in software).

The GPU supports modern standards like Vulkan 1.0 (according to Wikipedia), OpenGL ES 3.1 + AE (3.2 in other sources), OpenCL 2.0 and DirectX 12 (FL 12.1 according to Wikipedia, 11.1 according to Qualcomm). Furthermore, the GPU supports Universal Bandwidth Compression (UBWC) to save memory bandwidth.

According to Qualcomm "up to 30% faster graphics rendering than previous designs". 

Qualcomm Adreno 505

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The Qualcomm Adreno 505 is a mobile graphics card for mid-range smartphones and tablets (mostly Android based). It is included in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 / 435 SoCs and based on the Adreno 500 architecture (like the Adreno 520 in the S820, which should be fully compatible in software).

The GPU supports modern standards like Vulkan 1.0 (according to Wikipedia), OpenGL ES 3.1 + AE (3.2 in other sources), OpenCL 2.0 and DirectX 12 (FL 12.1 according to Wikipedia, 11.1 according to Qualcomm). Furthermore, the GPU supports Universal Bandwidth Compression (UBWC) to save memory bandwidth. Compared to the faster Adreno 506, the 505 is manufactured in the older 28nm process and offers less raw performance.

Qualcomm Adreno 508Qualcomm Adreno 505
ManufacturerQualcommQualcomm
Adreno 500 Series
Adreno 540 compare @ 0.71 GHz
Adreno 530 compare @ 0.62 GHz
Adreno 512 compare
Adreno 510 compare
Adreno 509 compare
Adreno 508 @ 0.65 GHz
Adreno 506 compare @ 0.65 GHz
Adreno 505 @ 0.45 GHz
Adreno 504 compare @ 0.45 GHz
Adreno 540 compare @ 0.71 GHz
Adreno 530 compare @ 0.62 GHz
Adreno 512 compare
Adreno 510 compare
Adreno 509 compare
Adreno 508 @ 0.65 GHz
Adreno 506 compare @ 0.65 GHz
Adreno 505 @ 0.45 GHz
Adreno 504 compare @ 0.45 GHz
ArchitectureAdreno 500Adreno 500
Core650 MHz450 MHz
Shared Memoryyesyes
DirectXDirectX 12.1DirectX 12.1
Technology14 nm14 nm
FeaturesOpenGL ES 3.2, OpenCL 2.0, Direct3D 12 (FL 12_1)OpenGL ES 3.2, OpenCL 2.0, Direct3D 12 (FL 12_1)
Introduced08.05.2017 15.12.2015
CPU in Adreno 508GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6308 x 2200 MHz? MHz? MHz
CPU in Adreno 505GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4398 x 2000 MHz? MHz? MHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4358 x 1400 MHz? MHz? MHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937)8 x 1400 MHz? MHz? MHz
min. - max.? MHz? MHz

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics
min: 16508     avg: 18279     median: 18469 (3%)     max: 18635 Points
min: 7924     avg: 10477     median: 10069 (2%)     max: 13656 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Graphics
5627 Points (1%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Graphics
10835 Points (1%)
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited
min: 1299     avg: 1379     median: 1391 (10%)     max: 1415 Points
min: 482     avg: 632     median: 603.5 (4%)     max: 835 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited Graphics
min: 1204     avg: 1302     median: 1318 (5%)     max: 1332 Points
min: 423     avg: 552     median: 529.5 (2%)     max: 735 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited
min: 872     avg: 904     median: 907 (9%)     max: 919 Points
min: 0     avg: 371     median: 365 (4%)     max: 505 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Graphics
min: 767     avg: 797     median: 801 (7%)     max: 809 Points
min: 0     avg: 310     median: 305 (3%)     max: 432 Points
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 + Qualcomm Adreno 508
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 + Qualcomm Adreno 505
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + Qualcomm Adreno 508
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + Qualcomm Adreno 505
GFXBench 3.0 - GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan Offscreen
min: 13     avg: 13.8     median: 14 (2%)     max: 14 fps
min: 4.6     avg: 8     median: 7.1 (1%)     max: 19 fps
GFXBench 3.0 - GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan
min: 11     avg: 13.8     median: 14 (4%)     max: 15 fps
min: 4.5     avg: 11.7     median: 14 (4%)     max: 19 fps
GFXBench - GFXBench 5.0 Aztec Ruins High Tier Onscreen
min: 2.7     avg: 3     median: 3.1 (2%)     max: 3.2 fps
min: 1.4     avg: 3.2     median: 3.9 (2%)     max: 4.1 fps
GFXBench - GFXBench 5.0 Aztec Ruins High Tier Offscreen
min: 1.7     avg: 1.8     median: 1.9 (1%)     max: 1.9 fps
min: 0.88     avg: 1.1     median: 1.2 (0%)     max: 1.2 fps
GFXBench - GFXBench 5.0 Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Onscreen
min: 4.4     avg: 5.1     median: 5.2 (3%)     max: 5.4 fps
min: 2.5     avg: 5.3     median: 5.8 (3%)     max: 6.7 fps
GFXBench - GFXBench 5.0 Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Offscreen
min: 4.9     avg: 5.3     median: 5.3 (1%)     max: 5.6 fps
min: 2.6     avg: 3.3     median: 3.6 (1%)     max: 3.7 fps
GFXBench - GFXBench Car Chase Offscreen
min: 5.3     avg: 5.5     median: 5.5 (1%)     max: 5.6 fps
min: 2.1     avg: 2.7     median: 2.6 (1%)     max: 3.6 fps
GFXBench - GFXBench Car Chase Onscreen
min: 4.3     avg: 5.5     median: 5.4 (2%)     max: 6 fps
min: 2.1     avg: 4.5     median: 5.3 (2%)     max: 7.3 fps
Basemark ES 2.0 - Basemark ES 2.0
33.5 fps (55%)
Basemark X 1.1 - Basemark X 1.1 High Quality
8015 Points (18%)
Basemark X 1.1 - Basemark X 1.1 Medium Quality
min: 16486     avg: 16610     median: 16609.5 (37%)     max: 16733 Points
Basemark GPU 1.2 - Basemark GPU 1.2 Vulkan Official Medium Offscreen 1080
5.2 fps (0%)
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile 2D Graphics Tests
min: 2589     avg: 3292     median: 3292 (7%)     max: 3995 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile 3D Graphics Tests
min: 1032     avg: 1168     median: 1167.5 (4%)     max: 1303 Points

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Adreno 508 → 100% n=15

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Adreno 505 → 68% n=15

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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

PUBG Mobile

PUBG Mobile

2018
low
Adreno 505:
25 fps  fps
med.
100%
Adreno 508:
25 fps  fps
96%
Adreno 505:
24 fps  fps
Arena of Valor

Arena of Valor

2018
low
100%
Adreno 508:
30 fps 31 fps 31 fps 31 fps 31 fps ~ 31 fps
100%
Adreno 505:
30 fps 30 fps 30 fps 31 fps 31 fps 31 fps 32 fps ~ 31 fps
ultra
100%
Adreno 508:
30 fps 30 fps 30 fps 30 fps 31 fps ~ 30 fps
100%
Adreno 505:
30 fps 30 fps 30 fps 30 fps 30 fps 30 fps 32 fps ~ 30 fps
Shadow Fight 3

Shadow Fight 3

2018
low
100%
Adreno 508:
29 fps 30 fps 55 fps ~ 38 fps
129%
Adreno 505:
42 fps 47 fps 47 fps 58 fps ~ 49 fps
high
100%
Adreno 508:
56 fps 58 fps 59 fps ~ 58 fps
83%
Adreno 505:
41 fps 46 fps 47 fps 58 fps ~ 48 fps
Battle Bay

Battle Bay

2018
low
100%
Adreno 508:
61 fps  fps
high
100%
Adreno 508:
61 fps  fps
Dead Trigger 2

Dead Trigger 2

2013
high
100%
Adreno 508:
30 30 30 30 fps 60 fps ~ 36 fps
108%
Adreno 505:
30 30 30 30 30 30 fps 50 52 53 54 ~ 39 fps
Asphalt 8: Airborne

Asphalt 8: Airborne

2013
low
100%
Adreno 508:
30 30 30 30 fps ~ 30 fps
100%
Adreno 505:
29 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 ~ 30 fps
high
100%
Adreno 508:
28 30 30 30 fps ~ 30 fps
87%
Adreno 505:
19 19 24 25 27 27 30 30 30 ~ 26 fps
Asphalt 9: Legends

Asphalt 9: Legends

2013
low
100%
Adreno 508:
29 fps 30 fps 30 fps ~ 30 fps
97%
Adreno 505:
27 fps 29 fps 29 fps 30 fps 30 fps ~ 29 fps
high
100%
Adreno 508:
25 fps 28 fps 30 fps ~ 28 fps
75%
Adreno 505:
12 fps 19 fps 21 fps 24 fps 27 fps ~ 21 fps
Real Racing 3

Real Racing 3

2013
high
100%
Adreno 508:
32  fps
Temple Run 2

Temple Run 2

2013
high
100%
Adreno 508:
58 60 fps ~ 59 fps
102%
Adreno 505:
60 fps  fps

Average Gaming Qualcomm Adreno 508 → 100%

Average Gaming 30-70 fps → 100%

Average Gaming Qualcomm Adreno 505 → 98%

Average Gaming 30-70 fps → 104%

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